21 May 2018

World’s Largest Geyser is Mysteriously Erupting a Lot Lately
While the world’s eyes are gazing warily at the erupting Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, someone needs to be watching the Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park. After being dormant since 2014, the world’s largest active geyser has suddenly spewed steam skyward (your tongue-twister for today) for the fifth time in less than two months … and researchers can’t explain why. Old Faithful gets all of the attention, but Steamboat is in the record books for its 300-foot (91 meter) eruptions that can last up to 40 minutes.

DoJ Confirms Inspector General Will Probe “Impropriety, Political Motivation” Of Obama FBI Spying On Trump
Update: Just a few hours after President Trump “hereby demanded” that the DoJ investigate whether or not the “FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump campaign for Political Purposes,” Axios’ Jonathan Swan reports that Justice has confirmed a probe has begun.

Abbas is a pain in everyone’s neck, not just Israel’s
The Israelis are not the only ones who have had enough of the Palestinian president. The king’s palace in Saudi Arabia, the king’s palace in Jordan, President al-Sisi’s headquarters in Cairo and the Gulf emirates—none of them will shed a tear if he resigns. They’ve already realized that he has no power, no vision and no integrity.

Israel, US attempt to block Security Council resolution on Gaza international force
Israel and the United States made a joint effort Sunday to foil a similar Kuwaiti-Palestinian attempt to pass a resolution in the United Nations Security Council calling for the stationing of an international force in the Gaza Strip to defend Palestinians from “Israeli aggression.” The Israeli-American push was intended to head off Palestinian attempts to secure the nine country majority—out of the Security Council’s 15 member states—needed to pass the resolution.

Deadly Nipah virus claims victims in India
Health officials in the south Indian state of Kerala say nine people have died in confirmed and suspected cases of the deadly Nipah virus. Three victims have tested positive for the virus in the past fortnight. The results from the remaining six samples will be available later on Monday. Twenty-five others have been hospitalised with symptoms of the infection in Kozhikode, officials said.

‘GOD LOVES YOU’ Pope Francis tells gay man ‘God made you like this and loves you like this’
POPE Francis has told a gay man that God loves him during a private meeting, it has been claimed. In a private dialogue, the Pontiff is understood to have told Juan Carlos Cruz, a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic priests, that God loves gay people and it is fine to be homosexual. The comments are the most striking public acceptance about homosexuality ever made by a head of the Roman Catholic Church.

Putin Seeks Common Cause With Merkel Over Trump
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday that he would stand up to any attempts by U.S. President Donald Trump to block a Russian-German gas pipeline project,

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in disputed South China Sea
The Philippines expressed “serious concerns” over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea and its foreign ministry has taken “appropriate diplomatic action”, the spokesman of President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday.

DOJ asks watchdog to look into possible ‘impropriety’ after Trump demands probe on alleged campaign ‘infiltration’
The Justice Department asked its watchdog to look into any alleged “impropriety or political motivation” in the FBI’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, the DOJ said Sunday night — hours after President Trump ordered a review looking into whether federal agents infiltrated or surveilled his campaign for political purposes. “I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes — and if any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration!”

Trump Mideast Peace Plan to Be Released Next Month:
Reports that the Trump administration is set to release its much-awaited Middle-East Peace Plan next month indicate that it will come as a disappointment to the Palestinians. A report by Associated Press cited five U.S. officials and a congressional aide who said that the plan, composed by Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner and Trump’s special envoy for international negotiations Jason Greenblatt, should be made public by late June, though the timing could change due to developments in the region.

UN Human Rights Council Approves ‘War Crimes’ Probe Against Israel
The United Nations Human Rights Council approved a “war crimes” probe on Friday to “provide recommendations to protect civilians against any further assaults” in the Gaza Strip. The resolution was approved in a 29-2 vote, with 14 abstentions. The United States and Australia were the only countries to vote against the resolution.

ISIS Leaves Damascus In Evacuation Deal
Islamic State fighters began evacuating their last remaining positions in southern Damascus on Sunday, under an agreement with the Syrian government reached after months of furious fighting, according to a war monitor and local reports.

School Holds Moment Of Silence For Hamas
The Beacon School in Manhattan is under fire from parents for holding a moment of silence for the people killed by Israel last week during clashes organized by Hamas.

THE NEW NAZIS: Muslim Gazan brags that the true intentions of the riots on Israel’s border is the burning of Jews like Hitler did
A Gazan man interviewed by NPR Wednesday bragged about flying a flag covered in anti-Semitic writing and stated the message from Gazans to Israelis is “we want to burn them.”

Outrage hits America as California high school yearbook proudly featured Islam, makes no mention of any other religion
Jihad Watch (h/t Catherine P) is reporting that the Rancho Cucamonga High School yearbook contains no pages on Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, etc. but devotes two pages to Islam. Because it is the prevailing view among Leftists today that Muslims are persecuted, harassed and discriminated against on a large scale in America today, and that this happens because of Americans’ ignorance of Islam.

UN, EU call for global action to protect bees
The United Nation’s food agency and the European Union on Saturday called for global action to protect pollinators, and bees in particular, which are crucial for ensuring food security.

Hotel pools linked to many disease outbreaks
Here is something to think about before jumping into the pool on your next vacation.  Hotel pools and hot tubs are breeding grounds for waterborne diseases.

Northern Australia mining town demands the Health Department blood test its residents after water supply found contaminated with lead
The population of Borroloola, a remote mining town in central northern Australia, got the shock of their lives when they heard that their drinking water had higher amounts of lead than normal.

First, fountain of youth for dogs, then humans?
A company called Rejuvenate Bio is working on gene therapy for dogs to make them live longer with an eye to doing the same for human beings.

U.S. 7th-graders told to declare submission to Allah
Seventh-graders at a West Virginia public school were asked to write the Islamic declaration of faith in Arabic calligraphy in a social-studies class, drawing outrage from a Christian parent.

China Escalates Militarization of South China Sea, Preparing for War
This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com China escalates militarization of South China Sea, preparing for war China prepares for war on multiple fronts

Michael Moore on Reviving ‘TV Nation,’ Which Premieres This October
…Although originally titled “Live from the Apocalypse,” Moore told IndieWire on Wednesday, “Then we decided, we’re going to be on the air for five to 10 years. We’re going to outlive the apocalypse, right? Think of this as the first post-Trump show while Trump is still in office.”

SHOCK REPORT: New Evidence of Foreign Government Meddling in 2016 Election Finally Uncovered — But it was from the UK – not Russia!
New evidence proves that a foreign government meddled in the 2016 US Election. But the government identified is the UK, not Russia!